WALTHAM, Mass. (Jun. 17)
Contributions amounting to $2,192,000 were received by Brandeis University during the past year, it was announced here today by Dr. Abraham L. Sachar, president of the university. The university’s first academic degrees to 101 students of the first graduating class were conferred here yesterday.
Dr. Sachar also announced that the four-year-old Brandeis University will open the first of its graduate schools in September 1953, and will offer such degrees in the areas of physical sciences, comparative literature, Near Eastern civilization, music, psychology, political science, and social relations.